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Catch as Catch Can

(Walk Out on Death)
A novel by

In a villa on the California coast, a murderer stalks a young heiress

Laila Breen is a strangely naive girl. Her father Jonas is an adventurer, a robber baron who made his fortune traveling exotic climes. Laila speaks French and knows how to order fine food, but she cannot read a newspaper and can barely write her own name. Jonas settles in California, planning to get this strange eighteen-year-old tutored in the ways of practical life. He dies soon after, leaving his daughter rich, clueless, and alone.

Her only friend is Dee Allison, a cousin who tries to help Laila even after the orphan catches the eye of Dee's fiance. Standing in Dee's way is a gang of relatives who care more about Laila's fortune than her future. When a housekeeper falls victim to poisoning, Dee fears for Laila. For a young girl with money, nothing is more dangerous than family.

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Hardback Editions

December 1975 : UK Hardback
Title: Catch as Catch Can
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
ISBN: 0-7274-0090-8 / 978-0-7274-0090-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: White Lion Publishers
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Paperback Editions

August 1990 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Catch-As-Catch-Can
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
ISBN: 0-8217-3126-2 / 978-0-8217-3126-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Zebra
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September 1981 : UK Paperback
Title: Catch as Catch Can (Keyhole Crime)
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
ISBN: 0-263-73658-X / 978-0-263-73658-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mills & Boon
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Catch-As-Catch-Can
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
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February 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Catch-As-Catch-Can
Author(s): Charlotte Armstrong
Publisher: Road
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